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Alcyoniidae Lamouroux, 1812

101252  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:101252)

accepted
Family
Genus Acrophytum Hickson, 1900
Genus Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Aldersladum Benayahu & McFadden, 2011
Genus Anthomastus Verrill, 1878
Genus Bellonella Gray, 1862
Genus Cladiella Gray, 1869
Genus Complexum Van Ofwegen, Aurelle & Sartoretto, 2014
Genus Dampia Alderslade, 1983
Genus Dimorphophyton (Williams, 1988)
Genus Discophyton McFadden & Hochberg, 2003
Genus Elbeenus Alderslade, 2002
Genus Eleutherobia Pütter, 1900
Genus Heteropolypus Tixier-Durivault, 1964
Genus Inflatocalyx Verseveldt & Bayer, 1988
Genus Klyxum Alderslade, 2000
Genus Lampophyton Williams, 2000
Genus Lanthanocephalus Williams & Starmer, 2000
Genus Lobophytum Marenzeller, 1886
Genus Lobularia Savigny
Genus Lohowia Alderslade, 2003
Genus Malacacanthus Thomson, 1910
Genus Minabea Utinomi, 1957
Genus Nododysiferus
Genus Notodysiferus Alderslade, 2003
Genus Paraminabea Williams & Alderslade, 1999
Genus Parerythropodium Kükenthal, 1916
Genus Protodendron Thomson & Dean, 1931
Genus Pseudoalcyonium Tixier-Durivault & d'Hondt, 1975
Genus Pseudoanthomastus Tixier-Durivault & d'Hondt, 1974
Genus Rhipiopathes
Genus Rhytisma Alderslade, 2000
Genus Sarcophyton Lesson in Bélanger, 1834
Genus Sarcophytoncertum
Genus Sinularia May, 1898
Genus Skamnarium Alderslade, 2000
Genus Sphaeralcyon Lopez-Gonzalez & Gili, 2005
Genus Sphaerasclera McFadden & van Ofwegen, 2013
Genus Thrombophyton McFadden & Hochberg, 2003
Genus Verseveldtia Williams, 1990

Genus Acrophyton accepted as Acrophytum Hickson, 1900 (misspelling)
Genus Acryphtum Hickson, 1900 accepted as Acrophytum Hickson, 1900
Genus Acryphytum Hickson, 1900 accepted as Acrophytum Hickson, 1900
Genus Alcionium Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Alcyonia Pallas, 1787 accepted as Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Alcyonidium auct. accepted as Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Genus Alcyonum Rafinesque, 1815 accepted as Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Belonella accepted as Bellonella Gray, 1862 (spelling mistake)
Genus Halcyonia Pallas, 1787 accepted as Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Halcyonium Esper, 1805 accepted as Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Lithophyta Forskål, 1775 accepted as Litophyton Forskål, 1775
Genus Lithophytum Agassiz, 1844 accepted as Litophyton Forskål, 1775
Genus Lobularia Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Metalcyonium Pfeffer, 1889 accepted as Bellonella Gray, 1862
Genus Parethropodium accepted as Parerythropodium Kükenthal, 1916 (Spelling mistake)
Genus Rhizalcyon Bayer, 1995 accepted as Gorgonia Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Sarcophytum accepted as Sarcophyton Lesson in Bélanger, 1834 (misspelling)
Genus Sclerophytum Pratt in Gardiner, 1903 accepted as Sinularia May, 1898 (synonym)

Genus Ammothea Lamarck, 1816 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Bathyalcyon Versluys, 1906 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Sphaerella Gray, 1869 (uncertain, unassessed)
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
Taxonomic remark Spelling Alcyonidae used in Cat. Of Life; Alcyoniidae currently used in WoRMS (May 2012), appears correct being based on type...  
Taxonomic remark Spelling Alcyonidae used in Cat. Of Life; Alcyoniidae currently used in WoRMS (May 2012), appears correct being based on type genus Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758. [details]
IRMNG (2018). Alcyoniidae Lamouroux, 1812. Accessed at: http://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101252 on 2019-02-21
Date
action
by
2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
created
2012-01-29 23:00:00Z
changed

basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

basis of record WoRMS (Mar 2013) [details]   

extant flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   

habitat flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Animalia (Kingdom) > Eumetazoa (Subkingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonaria (Subclass) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Scieraxonia (Suborder) > Alcyoniidae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info Anthozoans, marine (characteristic of class) (Parker). Benton, 1993 habitat flag(s): M; stratigraphic range: Silurian (Llandovery)-Holocene (?Recent) [details]

Taxonomic remark Spelling Alcyonidae used in Cat. Of Life; Alcyoniidae currently used in WoRMS (May 2012), appears correct being based on type genus Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758. [details]